There are many cases where tough decisions have to be made and choices must be made by officials. In my opinion all youths at the age of eighteen or younger should be tried as juveniles and al our Juvenile courts need to focus more on rehabilitation for the lost of youth to criminal acts.
However, there are several good websites that you can search that will give you ideas and topics for your research paper on Juvenile Justice. The link between juvenile justice and drug crime. Juvenile crime that is related to drug use, has a chronic effect on violent crimes; poor family relationships; ill health; cognitive problems and poor.